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Re: RC bugs and missing builds holding up the whole release

On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 05:16:47PM -0500, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> OK, so all RC bugs are holding up the whole release, of course.  But 
> these are problematic for particular reasons.  :-)  Some are easy; some 
> are very hard.

Should add to this list that pth appears to be completely broken on ia64
(both 1.4.1 and 2.0.0 versions).  The package compiles but fails it's
own self-tests (make test, which is not part of it's build process).
This results in any application that uses pth blowing up on execution.
There are two bugs against pth for this #225780 and #208583, the pth
maintainer has yet to respond to either of them.  

Jamin W. Collins

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. --Aldous Huxley,
"Proper Studies", 1927

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